September 12, 2016
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Security Officer

Universal Protection Services LLC - Durham, NC

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  • Company
    Universal Protection Services LLC Universal Protection Services LLC
  • Location
    Durham, NC
  • Job Type
  • Job Classification
    Full Time
  • Experience
    Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
  • Education
    High School Diploma or GED
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Job Description




At Universal Protection Service, our vision is to be Exceptional, to maintain exceptional people, to provide exceptional service, and to create exceptional results! Join a company that cares for and recognizes its people. Whether you are an experienced Security Officer, or interested in exploring the security field as a career option, we welcome you to apply! Universal Protection Service currently seeks both Full and Part Time Security Officers for a premier account in the greater Durham, NC area.

The ideal candidate for the Security Officer position is excellent with customers and has an impressive ability to communicate. This is a great opportunity to join Universal Protection Service; a dynamic high-powered security team focused on securing client properties while delivering exceptional customer service. Universal Protection Service proudly supports the 100,000 Jobs Mission, a group of leading U.S. companies whose goal is to collectively hire 100,000 transitioning service members and military veterans by 2020.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

* Foot, Bike or Golf cart patrol of interior and exterior areas of assigned locations

* Observe and report suspicious activities and persons

* Write detailed narrative reports and maintain daily activity reports (DARs)

* Enforce rules, regulations, policies, procedures, and respond to emergency situations requiring security assistance

Position Requirements

Requirements for this position include the following:

* High school diploma or equivalent required.

* Be at least 18 years of age.

* Must be able to obtain a valid NC Guard License (training and certification will be provided)

* As a condition of employment, employee must successfully complete a background investigation and a post-offer/pre-employment drug/alcohol test.

* As a condition of continued employment, employee must maintain current active status of all required License at all times, and must carry the license at all times while on duty.

* Must display exceptional customer service and communication skills.

* Intermediate computer skills to utilize innovative, wireless technology at client specific sites.

Part Time positions offer benefits including $8.50-$12.00/hour pay + anniversary bonus + on the spot recognition program + 401K.

Full Time positions offer benefits including $8.50-$12.00 /hour pay + anniversary bonus + on the spot recognition program + medical, dental, vision, flex spending, and 401K.

Both are great opportunities for those looking for long term stable employment.

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

* Stand or walk constantly (for up to an entire shift) on various surfaces (tile, concrete, carpet)

* Climb stairs, ramps, or ladders occasionally during shift

* Occasionally bend/twist at waist/knees/neck to perform various duties

* Occasionally lift or carry up to 40 pounds

* Run as needed

* Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping/fingering while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks

* Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination

* Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones

* Work in various environments including adverse outdoor conditions such as cold, rain or heat;

* Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments

* Must possess effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines

* Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting; may require computer skills

* Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions

* Must be able to handle pressure of working with high volume general public (constantly to occasionally depending on assignment)


Universal Protection Service is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.

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